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More power outages in the Inland Northwest Monday

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More power outages popping up around the region Monday. More power outages popping up around the region Monday.
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Update: As of 6 pm, Avista says only about 350 customers are without power, down from about 14,000 people without power a few hours earlier. Avista says a major transmission line went down due to snow or ice. They estimate the remaining 350 people who are in the dark should have power again by 8 p.m.

Kootenai Electric now says about 250 people are without power.

Meanwhile, Inland Power is reporting about 4,180 in the dark Monday evening.

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More power outages continue to pop up around the Inland Northwest Monday.

After a weekend that left thousands without power, Avista is reporting about 14,000 people are without power Monday evening. At last check, the cause of the outages is listed as under investigation on Avista's website, and the estimated restoration time is listed as 7 p.m.

Meanwhile, Kootenai Electric is now saying about 120 customers are without power. That's down from about 5,000 who were in the dark over the holiday weekend.

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